AGRICULTURE & ENVIRONMENT

 
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Cathie Erichsen-Arychuk, PAg - Director of Agriculture  (780)846-2244

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Managing Riparian Areas - what do you need to know about Riparian Management?  This article will shed some light  and then watch for an upcoming 2 day course in September 2018. Details here on the course - register by Sept 12

Strychnine for control of Richardson Ground Squirrels * Sales for 2018 will end on July 31, 2018.  If you have questions, please call our office and speak with the Agriculture department.

AGRI-BUSINESS AWARD was recently presented to Ireland Farm Equipment - thank you for all you have done for the local ag industry and all you continue to do for our community.  More info here.

Roadside Vegetation Control - Spraying & Mowing.  
Herbicide Spraying is underway in Area 3 (south).  If you want to enter into a No-Spray Zone Agreement or a Haying Agreement, please contact our office before MAY 31, 2018.

Annual Rat Inspections are starting - read more here

SPRING AG Newsletter - read here

Summary of the Clubroot Impact Consultation Meetings: thank you for your feedback this spring in regards to Clubroot.  Summary document here.

2017 Clubroot Survey Results and Info Sheet

FARM ENERGY & AGRI-PROCESSING (FEAP) Program 

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Lakeland College will assist Producers and Agri-Processors with understanding how the FEAP can benefit your operation.  Contact Lyle Lawrence, Energy Outreach Officer for Eastern Alberta, at 780-581-8403 (call or text) for more info.

MOUSE POISON - is no longer available from our office.  More info.

FARMERS - DO NOT Burn your grain bags - use our Recycling Program.  More Info Here

ALBERTA FARM SAFETY PROGRAM: there are excellent resources through the Alberta Farm Safety Program covering family safety, young farm workers, farm hazards and more!

Farm Safety Factsheets
Hand Signals for Farm Equipment

BALE SECUREMENT:  If you are transporting bales, please review the Info Sheet here

SAFE TRANSPORT of AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENTGuide book from Alberta Farm Safety Program

 

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Agricultural Pests and Diseases
Info on pest animals like skunks, beavers
Common Problems with my Trees
Wetlands Restoration programs
Sustainable Agriculture program
Alternative Land Use (ALUS) Program Information
Weed Control

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